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Claying Your Car is a Quick & Easy Way to Preserve Its Paint

You have never been much of a do-it-yourself detailer. Driving into an automatic car wash a few times a year was about the extent of it. But now you're buying the masterfully sculptural 2017 FIAT 124 Spider, and you're ready to care for it like a true sports-car owner.

How to Clay Your Car

The good news is, you only need to get out the clay bar when the car needs it—not every single wash—and the process should only take a half hour or less (especially with a diminutive FIAT model).

  1. After washing, feel the surface…
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Sharing the Streets of Greer with Bicyclists

The 2017 FIAT 500 may be small, designed for traversing narrow European city streets, but it still weighs in at over a ton. In other words, your car's diminutive size doesn't mean it's not dangerous to pedestrians and bicyclists.

The Governors Highway Safety Association reports that bicycle traffic deaths have risen 12.2 percent as of 2015 (the latest year for which complete data is available). Keeping our friends, family...

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The Passionate Origins of the FIAT® Abarth Brand Scorpion

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?Enthusiasts around the world recognize the gold-and-red shield with the black scorpion in the center. It is a symbol of performance—the FIAT® Abarth Brand.

This year, Greer drivers are celebrating the return of the iconic FIAT® 124 Spider Abarth, which hasn't been sold in the U.S. since 1985. The scorpion is back. But how did it begin? Why a scorpion?

Karl Abarth was born in November 1908, under the zodiac sign Scorpio. Consult an astrological horoscope, and it will tell you that Scorpios are ruled by desire. That they are passionate and stubborn—but also resourceful and…

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Crossover to the fun FIAT 500X

The new FIAT 500X crossover SUV is an exciting mix of FIAT small car fun with SUV functionality. This crossover only gets better with the three different models (Lounge, Pop, and Trekking), 12 different color options, and a plethora of available features.

Don't be fooled by the small stature of this vehicle, it has been deemed an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+and has a four-cylinder engine that can produce 180 horsepower, 175 pound-feet of torque, and get 31mpg on the highway.

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Incredible Stunt Driving in FIAT 500 Abarth & FIAT 124 Spider Abarth 'Duel of the Scorpions' Video

A scorpion raises its deadly stinger, and crawls inside a polished exhaust tip. The FIAT® 124 Spider Abarth roars to life. Then the arachnid bestows its power on the FIAT® 500 Abarth, and the two vehicles chase each other around a wet track.

The impressive choreography put into such a short, minute-long commercial is a testament to the stunt drivers' skill. At one point the cars charge straight at each other in a collision-course, only to veer into a tight circle at the last minute.

Both models, available for sale in Greer at Benson FIAT, embody a passion for racing…

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Spotlight: The Fiat 124 Spyder

 

The 124 Spyder Comes in Any Transmission, So Long As It's a Manual

The Fiat 124 Spyder starts at a relatively modest $24,995. But other than the price tag, there's nothing modest about this open-air roadster. The 124 Spyder comes in three trims: Classica, Lusso, and Abarth. No matter which trim you choose, though, this car was designed with pure driving pleasure in mind. Accordingly, the transmission in any trim you choose must be manual. More specifically, Fiat offers one smooth-shifting six speed across all Abarth models...

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Sara Price to Drive Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Rally Car

A months-long competition ended recently when Sara Price was named the winner of FIAT and Hoonigan's search for the next great female driver. As the "Next Female Hoonigan," Price got to drive the Fiat 124 Spider Abarth rally car in the Mt. Washington Hillclimb, the nation's oldest hill climbing event, which is 7.4 miles long and features an elevation gain of 4,500 feet.

 

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Are You Ready to Lease a New FIAT in Greer?

Driving a brand new FIAT in Greer is a fun adventure. Not only because it comes packed with the latest features, but a new FIAT can't help but exude style on the Greenville, Spartanburg, and Easley roads. So how can you drive a new FIAT more often? With a new FIAT lease from Benson FIAT.

There are a ton of benefits when you lease a new FIAT, like:

  • You save money! How do you save money on a lease? First of all, you don't actually pay the full price of the vehicle. You only make payments for your…
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